Patents Assigned to Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20220243885
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp configured to radiate illumination light and measuring light toward a side in front of a vehicle includes a light source unit configured to emit visible light that becomes illumination light and measuring light, and the light source unit emits the illumination light and the measuring light while alternately switching the illumination light and the measuring light at a cycle in which at least the measuring light is not visually recognized by a driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuta YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11402471
    Abstract: The present invention provides a TOF range finder. A TOF range finder 1 includes a light source 2, which emits modulated emitting light La, a light source control unit 51, which drives the light source 2, an image sensor 10, which detects modulated reflected light, and a distance calculating unit 53, which calculates the distance to a distance measurement object 7 based on the phase difference between emitting light La and reflected light. The modulated light is generated in the form of a periodic waveform which contains an only odd multiple wave frequency component and at least one even multiple wave frequency component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tetsuo Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 11404614
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting device having a plurality of light-emitting elements with high operation stability and light extraction efficiency. The light-emitting device includes: a light-emitting element; a translucent member which is disposed on the light-emitting element and has a columnar first portion having a bottom surface opposed to an upper surface of the light-emitting element, a second portion formed continuously with the first portion on the first portion and narrowed upward, and a columnar third portion formed continuously with the second portion on the second portion; and a reflective member configured to cover the side surfaces of the translucent member. In this light-emitting device, the height of the first portion of the translucent member in a direction perpendicular to the bottom surface thereof is ? or more the height of the translucent member in the direction perpendicular to the bottom surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyotaro Koike, Ji-Hao Liang, Mitsunori Harada, Kaori Tachibana, Shunya Ide, Hiroshi Kotani, Satoshi Ando
  • Patent number: 11402566
    Abstract: In a side-edge type surface light emitting apparatus including a light guide plate having a light emitting surface and a light distribution controlling surface opposing each other, and a light incident surface and a counter light incident surface opposing each other on sides of the light emitting surface and the light distribution controlling surface; a light source disposed on the light incident surface; and a prism sheet having multiple peak-shaped prisms protruded toward the light emitting surface and in parallel with the light incident surface, each of the peak-shaped prisms has a definite apical shape and a definite apical height, and the peak-shaped prisms have a definite pitch. The peak-shaped prisms have sloped angles gradually changed from the light incident surface to the counter light incident surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Miyamoto, Atsushi Takeuchi, Nobuyuki Shigeno
  • Publication number: 20220236556
    Abstract: A light deflector includes a mirror part, a pair of torsion bars, inside piezoelectric actuators, and a movable frame part. The crystal orientation in the axial direction of the torsion bars is set to <100>. In the joint edge portions of the torsion bars and the inside piezoelectric actuators, radius parts are oriented to <110> and each formed by a curved surface recessed inward. The amount of waviness about a roughness curve derived from the curved surface is set within 600 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keita AKIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220229334
    Abstract: A liquid crystal element includes a first substrate, a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate, a first pixel electrode corresponding to a first pixel region arranged on the first substrate on the second substrate side, a second pixel electrode corresponding to a second pixel region arranged on the first substrate on the second substrate side, a common electrode arranged on the first substrate side of the second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer arranged between a group of the first and second pixel electrodes and the common electrode, where the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode are provided on different layers on the first substrate, and their ends are arranged so as to partially overlap each other in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo TOKO, Hiroshi TOZUKA
  • Publication number: 20220231212
    Abstract: In a light emitting device, in a bottom surface of a cavity of a Si substrate, slit-shaped through holes and through electrodes that fill the through holes are provided at a position facing a first element electrode of a light emitting element. A length of an upper surface of the through electrode in a long axis direction is larger than a height of the through electrode in a thickness direction of the Si substrate. A joining layer having a shape corresponding to a shape of the upper surface of the through electrode is disposed between the first element electrode of the light emitting element and the upper surface of the through electrode facing the first element electrode. The entire upper surface of the through electrode is joined to the first element electrode via the joining layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki YASUDA, Hirofumi CHIBA, Mitsuyasu KUMAGAI, Yukio SUZUKI, Shuji TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220214590
    Abstract: An electrochemical device includes a first substrate and a second substrate disposed face-to-face and each including an opposing electrode disposed on an opposing surface, and an electrolytic solution provided between the first substrate and the second substrate containing a solvent, a supporting electrolyte, a mediator, and an electrodeposition material containing Ag wherein the mediator contains one or more of Mo, Sn, Nb, Sb, and Ti.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya HIRANO, Yuki HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11375589
    Abstract: To reduce the time until the start of the lighting while suppressing the overshoot of the current. A method to carry out lighting control of a semiconductor light emitting element using a lighting control device where the lighting control device includes a switching element serially connected to the semiconductor light emitting element and having a control terminal to control a conductive state, and a control circuit to control the control terminal. The method including: increasing a control voltage of the control terminal of the switching element from an initial value to a first value in a relatively short time by the control circuit; and increasing the control voltage of the control terminal of the switching element from the first value to a second value in a relatively long time by the control circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keizo Sekido
  • Patent number: 11367813
    Abstract: Reliable resin packages and semiconductor light-emitting devices using the resin package can include a printed circuit board including a resin layer, metallic layers formed on a top surface of the resin layer and underneath a bottom surface of the resin layer and a frame arranged from a top surface of the printed circuit board toward a bottom surface of the printed circuit board. The semiconductor light-emitting device using the resin package can prevent the printed circuit board from warping toward the frame when forming the frame incorporating the printed circuit board because a total of each thickness of the metallic layers formed on the top surface and underneath the bottom surface of the resin layer can be thicker than a thickness of the resin layer. Thus, the present invention can provide the semiconductor light-emitting devices having high reliability, which can be used as a light source for vehicle lamps, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seishi Watanabe, Daisuke Yoshimi, Kohei Tai
  • Publication number: 20220186904
    Abstract: A vehicle lamp includes a plurality of light source modules that includes light sources including a plurality of light emitting elements that emit different colors of light and lens bodies disposed in front of the light sources, and the plurality of light source modules are disposed in a matrix manner in a plane to constitute at least one light emitting area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaaki HASEGAWA, Teruo KOIKE, Yoshitaka NARUMI, Hideo OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 11355684
    Abstract: An aspect of the invention provides a multilayer circuit substrate that has a simple configuration and is thin. The multilayer circuit substrate has a stacked multiple of substrates and a wiring pattern disposed so to be sandwiched between the stacked multiple of substrates. At least one portion of the wiring pattern is configured of a conductive material wherein conductive particles are sintered. An upper face of the wiring pattern is directly joined to the substrate positioned above the wiring pattern, a lower face of the wiring pattern is directly joined to the substrate positioned below the wiring pattern, and the stacked multiple of substrates are fixed to each other by the wiring pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihiko Hanya
  • Patent number: 11346517
    Abstract: A lens holding structure, comprising a first holding member, a first lens disposed ahead of the first holding member, a second lens disposed ahead of the first lens, a second holding member disposed ahead of the second lens, and a fixing unit that fixes the first holding member and the second holding member in a state of holding the first lens and the second lens between the first holding member and the second holding member, wherein the first lens and the second lens are held between the first holding member and the second holding member in a state of the optical surface of the second lens being surface-contacted with the optical surface of the first lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Kurosu, Takumi Tanokura, Hidetaka Okada
  • Publication number: 20220165927
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor light-emitting element; a substrate having a mount portion for the light-emitting element and a frame portion that is provided to stand on an outer peripheral part of the mount portion and has, on a top surface thereof, a substrate joint surface to which an annular substrate metal layer is fixed; and a light-transmitting cap made of glass and having a window portion that allows light emitted from the light-emitting element to pass through and a cap joint surface to which an annular cap metal layer of a size corresponding to the substrate metal layer is fixed, the cap joint surface being joined to the substrate metal layer by a joint layer to seal the light-transmitting cap to the substrate, wherein the top surface of the frame portion is inclined to decrease in height from an outer peripheral part toward an inner peripheral part of the frame portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kenji Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20220158042
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a semiconductor light emitting element which emits excitation light having a peak wavelength in a range of 440 to 450 nm and a fluorescent body layer which is provided on the semiconductor light emitting element, is excited by the excitation light from the semiconductor light emitting element, and contains a first fluorescent body and a second fluorescent body which emit first fluorescent light and second fluorescent light. The first fluorescent light has a peak wavelength in a range of 540 to 575 nm, and the second fluorescent light has a peak wavelength in a range of 590 to 605 nm. In mixed color light of the radiation light, the intensity of the radiation light of the semiconductor light emitting element is 1/10 to 1/60 of the intensity of the combined light of the radiation light from the first fluorescent body and the second fluorescent body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki ODAWARA, Kenji IKEDA, Shotaro NISHIKI, Tsuzumi HIGASHIYAMA, Kazuhisa SHINNO
  • Publication number: 20220146899
    Abstract: An optical element according to some embodiments includes: a plurality of lower electrodes spread on a surface of a lower substrate and including first and second lower electrodes arranged adjacent in a first direction in the lower substrate plane; a plurality of upper electrodes spread on a surface of an upper substrate and including a first upper electrode that faces the first lower electrode and a second upper electrode that faces a portion of the first lower electrode and the second lower electrode; and a conductive member that is sandwiched between and electrically connects the first lower electrode and the second upper electrode, the conductive member being selectively disposed in an overlap region in which the first lower electrode and the second upper electrode overlap when the first lower electrode and the second upper electrode are projected on a virtual plane parallel to the lower substrate or the upper substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoya HIRANO
  • Publication number: 20220149595
    Abstract: A vertical cavity surface emitting device includes a substrate, a first multilayer film reflecting mirror, a light-emitting structure layer with a light-emitting layer, and a second multilayer film reflecting mirror. The second multilayer film reflecting mirror constitutes a resonator between the first and second multilayer film reflecting mirrors. The second multilayer film reflecting mirror includes a first multilayer film, an intermediate film, and a second multilayer film. The first and second multilayer films have low refractive index films and high refractive index films that are alternately stacked. The intermediate film covers an upper surface of the first multilayer film and film has a translucency to a light emitted from the light-emitting layer. The second multilayer film partially covers an upper surface of the intermediate film. The intermediate film has a film thickness based on ½ of a wavelength inside the intermediate film of light emitted from the light-emitting layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru KURAMOTO, Seiichiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220140570
    Abstract: A vertical cavity surface emitting device includes a substrate, a first multilayer film reflecting mirror formed on the substrate, a light-emitting structure layer formed on the first multilayer film reflecting mirror, the light-emitting structure layer including a light-emitting layer; and a second multilayer film reflecting mirror formed on the light-emitting structure layer, the second multilayer film reflecting mirror constituting a resonator between the first multilayer film reflecting mirror and the second multilayer film reflecting mirror. The light-emitting structure layer has a high resistance region and a low resistance region having an electrical resistance lower than an electrical resistance of the high resistance region. The low resistance region has a plurality of partial regions arranged into a ring shape while being separated by the high resistance region in a plane of the light-emitting structure layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru KURAMOTO, Seiichiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11320108
    Abstract: A lighting tool for a vehicle includes a light source, and a projection lens configured to project light emitted from the light source forward, a light distribution pattern including a cutoff line at an upper end is formed with the light projected forward of the projection lens, and a refractive surface configured to refract some of the light projected forward of the projection lens in a specific direction is provided on a light emission surface of the projection lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shota Nishimura
  • Patent number: 11314079
    Abstract: Provided is an optical deflector that detects an arbitrary deflection angle of a mirror part while avoiding the increase in the length of an optical sensor for detection of the deflection angle. An optical deflector 3 comprises: a mirror part 30 that has a flat reflection surface 38 and a grooved reflection surface 39, each of the flat reflection surface 38 and the grooved reflection surface 39 reflecting an incident light; and an actuator 32a to 32d that reciprocally turns the mirror part 30 about a rotation axis 36. The grooved reflection surface 39 has a plurality of longitudinal grooves 41 that extends parallel to the rotation axis 36. Each longitudinal groove 41 has a facing inclination surface 42a, 42b that is parallel to the rotation axis 36 and that has at least an opening-side portion of a facing inclination surface of a V-groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mamoru Miyachi